Henry L. Deneen

Henry L. Deneen

Partner, Director of Leadership Development

Henry is a civil defense litigator with Murphy & Grantland.

Since joining the firm in July 2016, he has become a leader in the field of emotional intelligence. Henry speaks regularly to groups of attorneys and at CLEs. He also leads the Litigation Defense College at M&G, welcoming young attorneys and providing them with training (legal skills, leadership, and emotional intelligence) and mentors for the first three years of their practice

A certified a mediator for South Carolina Circuit, Family, and Probate Courts, his career stops include service as a Municipal Judge in West Columbia and Chief Legal Counsel for South Carolina Governor David M. Beasley.

Following their time at the Statehouse, Beasley and Deneen co-founded The Center for Global Strategies, Ltd., a non-profit organization connecting businesspeople to international initiatives. Immediately before joining M&G, he served as President of Greater Europe Mission, during which time he earned a Doctorate in Executive Leadership, with a focus on emotional intelligence. Henry established Blindspot Solutions, LLC with his daughter, Leslie, in July, 2016, to focus on specialized Emotional Intelligence training and coaching for Professionals.

AV Preeminent

Henry L. Deneen

Phone 803-454-1315
Fax 803-782-4140
Email: hdeneen@murphygrantland.com


Diane Black (Legal Assistant)
Phone: 803-782-4100 ext: 1262
Email: dblack@murphygrantland.com


  • Certified for Mediation in South Carolina Family Courts and South Carolina Probate Court
  • University of South Carolina, B.A. in History
  • University of South Carolina, Juris Doctor
  • Master of Divinity, Golden Gate Theological Seminary
  • Doctor of Ministry, Denver Seminary

Bar Admissions

Coming Soon…


Coming Soon…